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Hanna M. Zafar, MD

Hanna M. Zafar, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Urdu

Dr. Zafar is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2007

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Radiology

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Radnor 250 King of Prussia Road Radnor, PA 19087 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Valley Forge 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard Berwyn, PA 19312 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Cupp Pavilion 51 N. 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

  • Penn Radiology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Atrium, Ground Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson College of Health Professions (Nursing)
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Academy Health , National American Association for Women Radiologists , National American College of Radiology , National American Roentgen Ray Society, National Association of University Radiologists, National HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc., Local High Value Practice Academic Alliance., National Patient Perspectives on Imaging, Cost effectiveness research. (PCORI funded grant), National Pennsylvania Radiological Society , Local Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society , Local Radiological Society of North America , National Radiology Alliance for Health Services Research , National Society for Medical Decision Making, International Society for Radiologists Ultrasound, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Zafar is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Weber CN, Poff JA, Lev-Toaff AS, Levine MS, Zafar HM : Differences between Genders in Colorectal Morphology on CT Colonography Using a Quantitative Approach: A Pilot Study Clinical Imaging Clinical Imaging 46 : 65–70,2017.

Chen P, Zafar HM, Cook TS: Integrating Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning Algorithms to Categorize Oncologic Response in Radiology Reports Society for Imaging in Informatics Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh PA : 2017.

Cook TS, Lalevic D, Pizzurro C, Kahn CE, Schnall MD, Zafar HM: Shining a Light on Missed Follow-Up: Monitoring Patients with Findings Suspicious for Malignancy on Abdominal and Pelvic Imaging American Informatics Medical Assocation, iHealth 2017 Clinical Informatics Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : 2017.

Liao G, Liao JM, Lalevic D, Zafar HM, Cook TS: Location, Location, Location: The Association Between Imaging Setting and Follow Up of Findings of Indeterminate Malignant Potential Association of University Radiologists Annual Meeting. Hollywood, Florida : 2017.

Comisar LF, Zafar HM, Lalevic D, Pizzurro C, Kahn CE, Schnall MD, Cook TS: Frequency of imaging findings indeterminate or suspicious for malignancy in hospitalized patients Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting 2017. Las Vegas, Nevada : 2017.

Licurse MY, Lalevic D, Zafar HM, Schnall M, Cook TS.: Expanding the Scope of an Automated Radiology Recommendation-Tracking Engine: Initial Experiences and Lessons Learned. Journal Digital Imaging 30 (2): 156-162,2017.

Comisar LF, Zafar HM, Lalevic D, Pizzurro C, Kahn, Jr. CE, Schnall MD, Cook TS: Frequency of imaging findings suggestive of and suspicious for cancer between three different hospitals within a single health system American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting. Washington DC : 2017.

Cook TS, Lalevic D, Zafar HM: Implementation of an Automated Radiology Recommendation Tracking Engine (ARRTE) for Abdominal Imaging Findings of Possible Cancer. Journal of the American College of Radiology : 2017.

Sultan LR, Zafar HM, Schultz SM, Langer JE, Sehgal CM: Predicting lymph node metastasis of thyroid cancer by noninvasive ultrasound evaluation American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Meeting Convention. Lake Buena Vista, Florida : 2017.

Wnorowski AM, Lalevic D, Cook RS, Zafar HM: Final Outcome of Liver Masses Indeterminate for Malignancy on Ultrasound: What are the Chances this Mass is Cancer? Society for Abdominal Radiology Annual Meeting. Hollywood, Florida : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

One Silverstein
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215 615 0422
Fax: 215 746 3890
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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